• Government income was worth £1,982m to small charities in 2017/2018, covering both grants and funding for commissioned.
  • The value of government funding has declined for small charities over the past five years, and evidence suggests this is related to a shift from grant funding to commissioned and contract relationships as the main approach to funding in the public sector.
  • Charities with an income of between £100k and £1m saw the steepest drop.